Study with an experienced performer and teacher. Dr Ericson primary studied under Verne Reynolds at Eastman and Michael Hatfield at Indiana; served as Third Horn of The Nashville Symphony; faculty at Brevard and Interlochen; two solo CDs; numerous publications. He has worked with hundreds of students over more than 15 years of full time teaching at Arizona State and other universities. Full biography.
Practical, focused, and goal oriented program that stays on topic.
Great facilities and ensembles to perform in and great faculty to guide you as you study as you prepare for your future in music.
A weekly studio class, with performance projects geared toward building your performance skills toward your goals.
The video below is a slightly older view but gives another good look at the ASU School of Music:
While there is much to be gleaned from his recordings and online writings, Dr. Ericson is always willing to meet with prospective students for a lesson as you make decisions about college. As travel costs are increasing, he is also willing to schedule an online lesson with any prospective student via Skype. Contact him for further details.
Great Weather, Great Facilities.
This view is from the studio window toward Gammage Auditorium, the normal performing venue of ASU orchestras and bands.
Recent Student Successes--performing. In addition to numerous extra players with The Phoenix Symphony and the Tucson Symphony, recent graduates have held positions in the following groups:
The Amarillo Symphony
The Arizona Opera Orchestra
Dry River Yacht Club
Mill Ave Chamber Players
Musica Nova Orchestra
Phoenix Chamber Brass
The Phoenix Opera
Prescott Pops Orchestra
The Red Rock Brass
Salt River Brass Band
The Southwest Brass
Traverse Symphony Orchestra
The Wichita Symphony
Recent Student Successes--teaching/other. In addition to numerous K-12 music educators, recent ASU horn graduates have won positions with the following organizations.
Arizona School for the Arts
Arizona State University (West Campus)
Boise State University
Case Western Reserve University
Glendale Community College
Interlochen Arts Academy
International Horn Society, Symposium Exhibits Coordinator
And also note this former student of Dr. Ericson, from his time at SUNY Potsdam,
Heidi Lucas, horn professor, University of Southern Mississippi
E-mail is one of the very best ways to reach Dr. Ericson. He is excited about the horn program at ASU and strongly encourage you to visit the campus. If you have any questions concerning your audition or horn playing, don't hesitate to contact him directly at
. Or, if you would prefer to contact a current student for more information, drop him a note and he can pass your message on as well.